Environmental Science Minor

Offered by Department of BiologyDepartment of Geography, and Department of Political Science

The Environmental Science minor offers students from any major the opportunity to obtain a strong background in subjects that impact this field. The objectives of this minor are:

  1. to increase the student's technical knowledge and methodological skills in Environmental Science;
  2. to provide students with scientific knowledge and skills necessary for success in post-baccalaureate environmental science education and careers within the field.
Environmental Science Minor Requirements
Take both of the following:
BIOL 103General Biology4
GEOG 102Physical Geography II: The Lithosphere4
Select one emphasis area and take all of the following in that emphasis: 9-10
Geography
Environmental Conservation
GIScience Principles and Concepts
Remote Sensing of the Environment
Policy
Introduction to Public Administration
Environmental Politics & Policy
Introduction to Political Inquiry
Wildlife
Environmental Biology
Ecology
Range and Wildlife Management
Select 6 credit hours of the following electives outside of your emphasis area: 16
Environmental Biology
Introduction to Soils
Ecology
Wildlife Conservation
Range and Wildlife Management
Plant Ecology
Plant Taxonomy
Regional Field Study
Environmental Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry Lab
Environmental Economics
Geology Field Study
Geography of Soils
Environmental Conservation
Water Resources
Applications of Geographic Information Systems
GIScience Principles and Concepts
Working with GIScience and Spatial Analysis
Remote Sensing of the Environment
Regional Field Study
Introduction to Public Administration
Environmental Politics & Policy
State and Local Government
Introduction to Political Inquiry
Foundations of Public Policy
Public Administration
Environmental Psychology
Total Credit Hours23-24